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AV2 World Languages eBooks

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With more than 100 fully digital titles, AV2 World Languages offers eBooks covering a vast amount of educational content. Titles are available in 12 languages with options for audio readings in the selected language.

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BookFlix

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These children's fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts. With colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games, BookFlix is a perfect tool to engage and support beginning readers. Online tutorials are available. 

 

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Digital Library of Illinois

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Browse and download best-selling eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines from Overdrive's collection in Digital Library of Illinois. Check out full-color, full-page issues of thousands of magazines. Use your computer, tablet, or mobile device to enjoy these titles. Set up an account and sign in with your Bloomington Library card. If you have questions, stop by the Adult Services Desk, call us at 309-828-6091, or email at reference@bloomingtonlibrary.org.

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eBooks from EBSCO

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Search from hundreds of titles that can be read online as eBooks from EBSCO gives you complete text and graphics of well-known reference books such as the "Idiot" guides. These items check out for a period of 1-3 weeks. Online tutorials are available. 

 

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eLibrary

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Patrons needing sources for research papers or finding current information about topics in the news will find eLibrary is a useful place to start. This resource offers a comprehensive collection of magazines, newspapers, books, video, audio, and weblinks that will connect patrons to needed information. 

 

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Hoopla

Hoopla

Instantly borrow eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, graphic novels, movies, TV shows, and music. Patrons can check out up to 10 Hoopla titles per month. All titles are always available; you never have to place a hold. Hoopla can be accessed on multiple devices including smart phones, tablets, Roku, FireTV, AndroidTV, Chromecast, AppleTV, and more. Online tutorials are available.

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Information Technology Collection (eBook Central)

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Access nearly 7,000 eBooks with information about computer science, business, technology, and programming through Information technology Collection (eBook Central). Books can be read in a browser or downloaded to be read offline. 

 

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Inkie.org Library

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Access this collection of free eBooks for Illinois residents published by Illinois authors. Titles are always available, and there are no limits on checkouts. With Inkie.org Library, formerly known as Biblioboard, there's no waiting, just reading! NO LIBRARY CARD NEEDED! 

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Kanopy

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Stream thousands of films, documentaries, and television shows with Kanopy. Included are selections from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, film festival winners, independent directors, and more. Patrons can check out up to 10 Kanopy titles each month though The Great Courses do not count against the 10-item limit. All titles are always available; you never have to place a hold. Online tutorials are available.

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Libby

Libby

Meet Libby, a fresh and easy way to borrow and read from your library. Libby gives library patrons access to read and listen to books, and read full-page magazines, on smartphone, tablets, and other devices through the Libby app. Libby is the app that gives patrons access to the material found in the Digital Library of Illinois powered by OverDrive. Visit, Try Libby, to find helpful information on how to download the app, or click View from Anywhere below to be directed to the Digital Library of Illinois. 

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LOTE Online for Kids

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LOTE (Languages Other Than English) provides digital books which allow kids to enjoy the magic of reading in a variety of languages. With more than 1,350 digital picture books, all including an English translation, kids can learn languages and strengthen literacy skills. With new books released each month, this is a great resource to help keep children engaged in reading. To get started, find Bloomington Public Library's name in the Library Search bar and then you can start accessing all the content!

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ScienceFlix

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Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering. 

 

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